NATO Secretary General discusses cooperation with the Foreign Minister of Egypt

  • 12 Jul. 2021 -
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  • Last updated: 16 Jul. 2021 10:15

Today (12 July 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at NATO Headquarters. They discussed a range of issues related to the NATO-Egypt partnership, a relationship of more than 25 years through NATO’s Mediterranean Dialogue.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry

The Secretary General said that Egypt remains an important NATO partner with a pivotal role in the region. Mr. Stoltenberg welcomed the renewal of the Individual Partnership Cooperation Programme, the main instrument of focused cooperation with Mediterranean Dialogue partner countries.

The Secretary General and Minister Sameh Shoukry exchanged on the regional developments affecting Egypt security and interests. They also shared views on the prospects for potential cooperation between NATO and Egypt in other areas of shared interest.